The Inspiring Drama Teacher – Part One (Online) – November

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Date(s) - Mon, 4 Nov 2019 - Sun, 1 Dec 2019
All Day


Learn how to teach drama to primary students!

Sign up to receive updates for this four-week interactive online course. including live sessions plus videos, downloads and lesson plans.

  • David Farmer personally guides you step by step through the four-week course using videos, instructional downloads and discussions
  • Simple mini-tasks with each unit of the course enable you to consolidate your progress
  • Learn at least ten different drama games and strategies during the four-week course, ranging from speedy warm-ups to in-depth techniques
  • Now includes a range of new drama lessons created by students from the course
  • Course Certificate awarded on completion of the final course assignment
  • Access the course at your own pace 24/7
  • Receive expert advice – the tutor makes constructive comments on your ideas and answers your questions throughout the four-week period


This course teaches you how to motivate students by using drama right across the curriculum. Students become actively involved in their own learning while interacting with one another – and they will love you for using these drama activities!

Activities range from speedy warm-ups to in-depth techniques – and all can be linked to aspects of the curriculum, making learning fun and interactive for all abilities and ages.

The self-paced online course begins on 4 November 2019 and finishes on 1 December. During the first three weeks you will cover 12 units. The fourth week enables you to consolidate your learning by submitting an assignment.

Unit 1: Ten Second Objects
Mini Task: Starting the course workbook and posting ideas in comments
Unit 2: Freeze Frames – The Most Useful Drama Technique in the World
Introductory webinar for all students
Mini Task: Freeze Frame Wall
Unit 3: Thought Tracking
Mini Task: Commenting on video of primary drama sessions
Unit 4: Open and Close
Step by step guide
Unit 5: Action Clip
Mini Task: Storyboard your ideas
Unit 6: Hot Spotting
The alternative to hot-seating!
Unit 7: Musical Morphing
Includes Live Webinar (Premium and Rock Star students only)
Unit 8: A Bit of Theory
To help with planning and evaluation.
Unit 9: Whoosh Storytelling
With exemplary videos ranging from KS1 to KS3
And some free Whooshes
Unit 10: Imaginarium
Taking a step together into the unknown
Unit 11: Soundscape
Exploring sound worlds across the curriculum
Unit 12: Free Drama Lesson
Take away a ready-to-teach drama session incorporating aspects covered in the course
As you can see we are covering a lot of ground – and this is just the Standard course!

Course Details

The course comes in three versions:

Standard: £125+VAT

Premium: £175+VAT

Rock Star: £325+VAT